World's friendlies and unfriendliest cities

2013-08-08 13:48

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Cape Town - Conde Nast Traveler has unveiled the results of its annual readers' choice survey, in which 46 000 readers gave their opinions on everything travel-related, among others also the world's friendliest and unfriendliest cities.

While no local cities made it onto either list, it's interesting to note that no less than five US cities were named unfriendly and that a whopping seven cities located in Australasia were noted for their friendliness. 

CNN Travel reports that Conde Nast Traveler stresses that its rankings are inspired by factors including location, political perception, size and language barriers, and don't necessarily correspond to rude behavior of locals.

Check out the full list of unfriendliest and friendlies cities below.

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The world's unfriendliest cities

10. Tangier, Morocco
9. Atlantic City, New Jersey
8. Detroit
7. New Haven, Connecticut
6. Lome, Togo
5. Kuwait City
4. Luanda, Angola
3. Oakland, California
2. Islamabad, Pakistan
1. Newark, New Jersey

The world's friendliest cities

10. Ubud, Bali, Indonesia
9. Kilkenny, Ireland
8. Mandalay, Myanmar
7. Margaret River, Australia
6. Paro, Bhutan
5. Charleston, South Carolina
4. Queenstown, New Zealand
3. Thimpu, Bhutan
2. Hobart, Tasmania
1. Florianopolis, Brazil


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